REGINA – An aboriginal woman is taking the lead of an RCMP division for the first time in Canadian history.
Chief Supt. Brenda Butterworth-Carr is the new top cop in Saskatchewan. She says it’s a “bit surreal.”
“It’s pretty humbling, you know, to know that you have the support of the province, the municipal police chiefs, the partners, the commissioner of the RCMP and certainly the current commanding officer,” Butterworth-Carr said at a news conference Thursday.
“It’s a humbling thing.” Read more